Lidl has bought a 43.7 acres of land for a regional distribution centre as part of a push to expand its presence in the North West. The facility at Logistics North, Bolton, is expected to create around 500 jobs in the area once it has been built on the site, which is adjacent to junction four of the M61. Adrienne Howells, Lidl UK’s head of warehouse expansion, said: “With more British customers choosing Lidl as their family supermarket, we are […]
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has laid out plans for two more regional DCs as it continues to increase its presence in the UK.
Travis Perkins has opened an 11-acre RDC in Appleton, Warrington, which it hopes will improve stock availability at branches in the area.
Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union.